VIDEO: Drought, Floods, and One Giant Storm: The Year in Climate Insanity


Climate Desk looks back at the hottest year on record.

Will Colleges Kick Coal Out of Their Stockings?


Students across the country are calling for colleges to divest from fossil fuels. But will the schools listen?

Mississippi River Faces Shipping Freeze As Water Levels Drop


Navigation has become treacherous as the worst US drought in half a century brings water levels close to record lows.

Van Jones on Obama: Climate “Is Going To Be the Issue He’s Judged On”


The green-jobs guru believes that Obama has an opportunity to tackle global warming. Will he take it?

Can This Woman Save New York From the Next Sandy?


Maybe, if city and state officials play along.


About Climate Desk

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